The Friends Provident Foundation is looking for an experienced Grants Manager to lead the grants function at the Foundation. We need an experienced grant-maker, people manager and systematic thinker to help us move our strategy forward. You will help assess proposals, review projects, take a lead in programme development as well as maintain close links with our partners.
You will need to have demonstrable grant assessment and management experience, excellent written and verbal skills and a real commitment to addressing fundamental social issues. Experience and understanding of the not for profit sector is essential. Knowledge and understanding of ethical issues relating to financial systems or the economy would be an advantage. Balancing the ability to work independently with effective team work will be key to success at the Foundation.
The post is based in York but the applicant would be expected to travel within the UK from time to time. The post is for 3-4 days per week, depending on applicant; flexible working arrangements are available.
We welcome applicants from all age groups and backgrounds.
If you would like to join the Foundation’s grants team, a copy of the application pack can be obtained from our website https://www.friendsprovidentfoundation.org/about-us/vacancies/ or by telephone on 01904 629675.
Applications should be made by 27 February 2017.
Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held on 8-9 March 2017 at the Foundation’s offices in central York.